Three women have been detained in Hanoi after they attacked another woman whom one of them accused of having an affair with her husband.
Another woman allegedly involved in the beating was not detained because she has a young child.
The alleged attackers include Hoang Thi Anh, 27, and Vu Thi Van Anh, 22. The name of the other two have not been disclosed.
The victim is identified only as My, 19.
The attack occured on June 15 in front of the Big C Supermarket in Ha Dong Dist., local police said.
According to the police, Van Anh and the three other women attacked My because they alleged her of having an affair with Van Anh’s husband.
Hoang Thi Anh (L), and Vu Thi Van Anh in a photo provided by the police.
When they found My in the Big C Supermarket, they forced her to go outside and started beating her and stripped her blouse.
They only stopped when the police arrived at the scene.
A video footage of the attack went viral after it was posted on the Internet.
Ha Dong police said they are considering starting an investigation into the charge of "humiliating people."
Zing News quoted a lawyer as saying that the women involved in the attack may also face the charge of intentionally inflicting injury.